GEOSCI 142 - From Stars to Stones
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Geological Sciences (GEOSCI)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
FYSem, Theme
Credit Exclusions:
Those with credit for GEOSCI 114 may only elect GEOSCI 142 for 2 credits.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school math and science. Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar starts from stellar evolution and the formation of the elements in stars, and ends at the formation of terrestrial planets from these elements and their early evolution (especially the Earth). Students learn cosmochemical and geochemical concepts and methods and apply them to several theme topics. Though factual knowledge is an important part of the course, emphasis is on how scientists study and solve problems and how science progresses using historical examples.

GEOSCI 142 - From Stars to Stones
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.
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ISBN: 067483867X
From stone to star, Author: Claude Allegre ; translated by, Publisher: Harvard University Press 1st Harvar 1994
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